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5/15/2022

Overview

The Medical Assistant (MA) works under the direct supervision of the clinic physician by assisting in the examination and treatment of patients. The MA will conduct patient interviews, measure vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records information on patients' Electronic Medical Record (EMR). The MA will also draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. Also prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. The MA may also perform administrative tasks by registering and scheduling patients for appointments, procedures, etc. using the various registration and scheduling systems.

 

The safety of our team members at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is our top priority.  For this reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with our Student & Employee Health Services dept.  UAMS will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

 

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.  

 

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary offered commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities

 

  • Collecting patient data, performing vital signs and utilize skills such as phlebotomy.
  • Perform EKG's, dressing changes, set up for and assist provider with procedures and examinations ( with the exception of medication handling).
  • Coordinates appointments, referrals, consults, tests and/or procedures.
  • Responding appropriately to the requirements of third-party payers requesting medical records and surgery scheduling.
  • Perform other duties assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma/GED
  • completion of Medical Assistant training from an accredited program.

Preferred:

  • Experience in an ambulatory care setting preferred.

This is a safety-sensitive position and subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 

 

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at ***** and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Physical Requirements

Stand: FrequentlySit: FrequentlyWalk: FrequentlyBend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: OccasionallyLift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbsUse hands to touch, handle, or feel: FrequentlyTalk: FrequentlyHear: FrequentlyTaste or smell: FrequentlyRead, concentrate, think analytically: FrequentlyPhysical Environment: Inside Medical Facility EnvironmentNoise Level: QuietVisual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Near visual acuityHazards: Biological, Sharp objects/tools

Job ID: 2701117123816255333

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